Treasury Of Scripture Knowledge - 2 Chronicles 25:12 - 25:12

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Treasury Of Scripture Knowledge - 2 Chronicles 25:12 - 25:12

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And other ten thousand: No intimation is given on what account, or on what provocation, this most cruel conduct towards the prisoners of war was adopted. The enmity between Israel and Edom seems to have been reciprocal and deeply malignant. The victorious king and his army considered every individual of Edom as a traitor and rebel; and so adjudged them to death, and acted on this judgment. But their conduct was wholly inexcusable, and could only perpetuate rancour to future generations, and provoke the surviving Edomites to cruel retaliations, whenever they had it in their power.

cast them: 2Sa 12:31; 1Ch 20:3

broken in pieces: 2Ch 20:10, 2Ch 21:8-10